Blog 2017-09-29T20:57:23+00:00

The High Cost of Cheating

By Derek Newton
04/16/2018 on EdTech Digest

According to a news-released survey by Turnitin, a company that empowers original thinking and can detect unoriginal and potentially plagiarized written academic content, nearly a third of all college teachers (32%) say they’ve suspected a student of passing off work that was actually done by someone else…Read full article here.

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Why Community Service Matters On College Apps

By Andrea Carter
04/11/2018 on Poets and Quants

…Michele Pitman, CEO and founder of intelliVOL, which is the creator of the tracking platform x2VOL, says she launched the service because she believes the future of admissions is colleges requiring a record of applicants’ community involvement just as they do transcripts to verify GPA and SAT scores. “More and more colleges are looking for ways to get a clearer picture of a student’s fit at their school,” she says…Read full article here.

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The Expensive, High-Tech College Cheating Arms Race

By Derek Newton
04/09/18 on Forbes

…To block that, Turnitin initially developed plagiarism software that scans and keeps a record of previously submitted work across hundreds of institutions and thousands of courses and millions of submissions…Read full article here.

By | April 9th, 2018|Categories: Client Articles|

Four Keys to Better IT Project Management

By Matthew Lynch
04/05/2018 on The Edvocate

…During a recent webinar hosted by TeamDynamix, two campus IT executives described how the university has built a successful project management culture that has led to improved IT outcomes…Read full article here.

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Novel Ideas for Writing Instruction

By Tara Smith
04/04/2018 on Tech and Learning

…With Revision Assistant, students receive live, real-time feedback as they write—on everything from grammar and syntax to their analysis and arguments, which encourages them to think more deeply and critically…Read here.

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Jessica Bobo: To Give Our Youngest Students a Boost, Social-Emotional Learning Should Come First — Even Before Academics

By Jessica Bobo
04/2018 on The 74

…In math, for example, early learning is fundamentally a language skill. There’s a profound difference between classrooms where teachers deploy a “watch me do this” approach and a “you tell me” approach…Read full article here.

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